Definition of Attestator
1. Noun. (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature.
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Signatory, Signer
Derivative terms: Attest, Witness
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Literary usage of Attestator
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"attestator, the Legala- tion Minuter. Each amendment, if adopted, being the work of the Legislature,—the proposer will not, in penning his proposal, ..."
2. The Letters and Papers of Cadwallader Colden by New-York Historical Society, Cadwallader Colden (1894)
"Quod attestator, JOHN WEST, Clerk. Page 5.—Inventory of goods, etc., of JOHN KING, who lately murdered himself. Found aboard the Pink "Deliverance," the 11 ..."
3. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York by John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1883)
"... original record hereof in my, the Notary's charge with the parties in interest. This copy agrees with the original record. Quod attestator : TIELMAN VAN ..."
4. Sketches of the Irish Bar by Richard Lalor Sheil, Robert Shelton Mackenzie (1854)
"Mr. Hatchell cross-examined this formidable attestator with extraordinary skill and dexterity, but he was still unable to shake his evidence. ..."
5. A Treatise on the Law of Wills and Codicils by William Roberts (1815)
"... sealing and delivery may be presumed: if, therefore, the signature to a deed be acknowledged to an attestator, the rest seems to follow, see Grellier v. ..."